Mary Ellen and Tom Litzinger have established the $1.2 million Mary Ellen and Thomas A. Litzinger Endowment at Shaver's Creek through a bequest to ensure educational opportunities and a sustainable future for Shaver's Creek Environmental Center at Penn State.
Michael Mann, distinguished professor of atmospheric sciences and director of Penn State's Earth System Science Center, is the 2018 recipient of the American Geophysical Union's Climate Communication Prize.
Warren Washington became the second African-American nationwide to earn a doctoral degree in meteorology when he received his degree from Penn State in 1964, but his ties to the University extend beyond that.
The Department of Meteorology and Atmospheric Science's television program "Weather World" is turning 35.
Climate science is a field devoted to the study of Earth's climate in the past, present and future. Understanding the Earth's future climate is vital, and in response Penn State has established a new dual-title doctoral program in climate science.
The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) will be hosting a research showcase, "Sustainability in Energy and Mineral Resources Engineering," from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 10.
Penn State will host a panel discussion on climate change topics related to Earth observations, Earth system modeling and policy on Wednesday, Sept. 5, in the Freeman Auditorium of the HUB-Robeson Center on the University Park campus. Panel discussion will start at 6:30 p.m. followed by a question-and-answer session.
A wearable energy-harvesting device could generate energy from the swing of an arm while walking or jogging, according to a team of researchers from Penn State's Materials Research Institute and the University of Utah.
The Center for Security Research and Education (CSRE) at Penn State is announcing its 2018-2019 Seed Grant Program to support security-related scholarship and educational programs at Penn State. University faculty and researchers are eligible to apply in the fall 2018 semester by Nov. 1, or in the spring 2019 semester by Feb. 15.
Business, language, deep learning, networks, health and cybersecurity -- these are a few of the many research areas that have benefited from advances in big data analytics, big simulations and other cyber-enabled methods. They are also the topics slated to be featured in the 2018-19 CyberScience Seminars series, hosted by the Institute for CyberScience (ICS).